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Tabon Scrubfowl

Tabon Scrubfowl

Scientific name:
Megapodius cumingi
Habitat:
Coastal scrub to montane forest
Birdwatch note:
Locally common but secretive. Heavy bodied, ground-dwellingand fast runner. Eggs from several females are laid deep in a mound of rotting vegetation or loose sand.
Photo credit:
Benedict de Laender